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2023-05-10

GLENTON GILZEAN JR.

Glenton Gilzean Jr. appointed District Administrator

2023-05-10

2023-02-27

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Governor appoints 5 new board members to Board of Supervisors.

2023-02-27

2023-02-27

HOUSE BILL 9-B

Governor DeSantis signs House Bill 9-B establishing a new state appointed district. Renaming RCID to the Central Florida Tourism Oversight District.

2023-02-27

2022-06-01

MICHAEL RICKABAUGH

Michael Rickabaugh appointed acting Director of Building & Safety.

2022-06-01

2022-04-22

SENATE BILL 4-C

Governor DeSantis signs Senate Bill 4-C into law to dissolve Reedy Creek Improvement District effective June 1, 2023.

2022-04-22

2017-05-12

RCID 50TH ANNIVERSARY

RCID Celebrates its 50th anniversary.

2017-05-12

2016-05-15

LIME PARKING GARAGE

The RCID Lime Parking Garage opens at Disney Springs.

2016-05-15

2016-01-27

JOHN CLASSE

John Classe appointed District Administrator

2016-01-27

2014-11-02

ORANGE PARKING GARAGE

The RCID Orange Parking Garage opens at Disney Springs

2014-11-02

2013-03-01

CHIEF RICHARD D. LEPERE JR.

Richard D. LePere Jr. appointed RCID Fire Chief

2013-03-01

2012-10-01

WATER CONSERVATION

Since 2000, water conservation efforts by the Environmental Services Department have resulted in savings of approximately 3.7 million gallons of water per day and an annual savings of 1.36 billion gallons of potable water.

2012-10-01

2010-07-13

BILL WARREN

Bill Warren appointed District Administrator

2010-07-13

2001-10-01

CHIEF WM. RAY COLBURN

Wm. Ray Colburn appointed RCID Fire Chief

2001-10-01

2001-10-01

RAY MAXWELL

Ray Maxwell appointed District Administrator.

2001-10-01

1998-10-01

EAR

The District prepared the Evaluation and Appraisal Report (EAR) required by state legislation. In 1999, the latest plan, Comprehensive Plan 2008 was adopted. This plan incorporates the changes and recommendations listed in the EAR, as well as targets and projections for the next ten years.

1998-10-01

1998-08-31

JERRY WOOLDRIDGE

Jerry Wooldridge appointed Director of Building & Safety.

1998-08-31

1995-10-01

CHIEF JOHN M. BEST

John M. Best appointed RCID Fire Chief

1995-10-01

1990-07-01

CHIEF WILLARD G. THOMAS

Willard G. Thomas appointed RCID Fire Chief

1990-07-01

1990-04-01

ROBERT DUNCAN

Robert Duncan appointed Director of Building & Safety

1990-04-01

1988-10-01

THE DISTRICT EMBARKED

1988 – 1991 – The District embarked on its most ambitious planning effort, culminating in adoption of a new plan in 1991. The 1991 plan was much more comprehensive and focused on the District’s future in a much broader geographic content. Since 1991, the RCID Comprehensive Plan has balanced the conflicting needs for flexibility and specificity by using a performance-based approach to planning.

1988-10-01

1974-10-01

STANLEY FLETCHER

Stanley Fletcher appointed Director of Building & Safety.

1974-10-01

1974-10-01

COMPREHENSIVE PLAN

The first Comprehensive Plan was prepared by the Department of Planning and Engineering to outline long-range plans for the District.

 
1974-10-01

1974-10-01

TOM MOSES

Tom Moses appointed District Administrator.

1974-10-01

1973-02-01

CHIEF OTIS E. CASTO

Otis E. Casto appointed RCID Fire Chief

1973-02-01

1971-10-01

ENVIRONMENTAL

Environmental monitoring laboratory created and certified for the Environmental Services Department. Constant testing and monitoring in the laboratory ensures the continuity of water quality within the district

1971-10-01

1969-05-01

TOM MOSES

Tom Moses appointed Director of Building & Safety.

1969-05-01

1968-10-01

GENERAL JOE POTTER

General Joe Potter elected as President of the Board of Supervisors and appointed District Administrator.

1968-10-01

1968-08-01

CHIEF PAUL PENNINGTON

Paul Pennington appointed RCID Fire Chief

1968-08-01

1967-05-12

RCID CREATED

On May 12, 1967, Governor Claude Kirk signed into law new legislation creating the Reedy Creek Improvement District and two municipalities within it, Bay Lake and Reedy Creek (later renamed Lake Buena Vista).

Clic to view RCID Charter

1967-05-12